Chef

Job Ref: JO-2109-21054
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 14 September 2021
  • Cromer, Norfolk NR27 0BA Cromer Norfolk Midlands NR27 0BA
  • £12 - £24 per Hour
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  • Blue Arrow
  • 01603 615121
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If you enjoy working with a variety of produce and menus, and working towards a new goal every event, then we'd love to hear from you. A highly organised chef who can turn their hand to canapés, a five course dinner or summer barbeque party will enjoy being part of our tight-knit events team at Blue Arrow.

Roles & Responsibilities

General skills

You will have:

  • Knowledge and ability to independently and effectively run your section, for example; meat, fish, vegetables, pastry, butchery, sauces, grill, starches, starters, fry, pantry and roast
  • The ability to supervise, engage and teach Commis Chefs and Kitchen Assistants
  • The ability to delegate tasks appropriately
  • Ability to work without close supervision and deliver quality work
  • Strong ability to produce good quality food and first rate culinary skills
  • A flair, passion and a love of ingredients
  • Strong organisational skills
  • An ability to work unsupervised and consistently deliver quality work
  • Experience of a variety of kitchen environments and cuisines
  • Awareness of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Good maths/numeracy skills
  • Good oral communication with all members of the team
  • A grasp of profit margins


Personal traits

You will have:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to develop your own skills and knowledge, plus those around you
  • Flexible and have a willingness to embrace new ideas and processes
  • Good team management skills
  • Team player qualities and the ability to work well with staff at all levels in the kitchen
  • Positive and approachable manner
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced kitchen
  • A cool/calm/level head when under pressure and during a busy service
  • In the care sector need a basic awareness of allergens, special diets, portion control and recipe costings, under guidance from the Sous Chef or Head Chef


Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Chef de Partie in this role, you will:

  • Prepare, cook and present food as per your station
  • Prepare food to ordering during service as per your station/section e.g. meat, fish, vegetables, pastry, butchery, sauces, grill, starches, starters, fry, pantry and roast
  • Ensure you and your team have high standards of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety practises in the kitchen
  • Manage and train any assigned Commis Chefs or Demi-Chef de Parties working with you
  • Monitor portion and waste control to maintain profit margins
  • May be involved in assisting the Head Chef and Sous Chef in creating menu items, recipes and developing dishes


Qualifications/Licences/Certifications/Experience

Essential

  • City & Guilds 706/1 or 706/2 in Catering
  • NVQ/SVQ Level 2 (or equivalent)
  • Level 1 and 2 Food Safety Awards
  • Minimum 1 year's relevant experience
  • Awareness of manual handling techniques
  • Awareness of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) and chemical safety
  • Experience of kitchen equipment including different knives
  • Understandable level of English spoken and written
  • Any health and safety and food hygiene courses

Desired but not necessary

  • Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Award
  • Level 3 Food Safety Awards
  • Modern Apprenticeship programme
  • The 14-19 Hospitality & Catering diploma
  • City & Guilds diplomas in professional cookery
  • BTEC HND in professional cookery
  • A foundation degree in culinary arts


So if you're ready to be recognised for your hard-work and excellent organisation skills in the kitchen then apply to be our next Chef De Partie today.

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15/10/2021 09:48:08
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